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366-A.   Procuration of minor gi*I. Whoever, by any means whatsoever, induces any
r. flrlf^dfr th* W of eighteen years to go from any place or to do any act

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t^f f^^-f^f1 may be>. ^r^ that tt is likeSy that she will be, forced
or seduced to albeit intercourse with another    ers

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intercourse with another person shall be punishable , with impri-
sonment which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

3G6-B. Importation of girl from foreign country. Whoever imports into India from
any country outside India or from the State of Jammu and Kashmir any girl under the
IP 0Vvrent;Ton!; yearswitk ^tent that she may be, or knowing it to be likely that
she will be, forced or seduced to illicit intercourse with any person shall be punishable
with mpnsonmeirt which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

307. Kidnapping or abducting in order to subject person to grievous hurt, slavery,
etc.-~whoever kidnaps or abducts any person in order that such person may be sub-
jected, or may be so disposed of, as to be put in danger of being subjected to grievous
hurt, or slavery, or to the unnatural lust of any person, or knowing it to be likely that
such person will t be so subjected or disposed of, shall be punished with imprisonment
of either description for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable
to fine.

368.   Wrongfully  concealing  or  keeping   in   confinement,   kidnapped   or   abducted

person. Whoever, knowing that any person has been kidnapped or has been abducted,
wrongfully conceals or confines such person, shall be punished in the same manner as
if he had kidnapped or abducted such person with the same intention or knowledge,
or for ,the same purpose as that with or for which he conceals or detains such person in
confinement.

369.    Kidnapping or abducting child under ten years with intent to steal from its
person.  Whoever kidnaps or abducts any child under the age of ten years with the
intention of taking dishonestly any moveable property from the person of such child,
shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend
to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine.

372.    Selling minor for purposes  of prostitution, etc.  Whoever sells, lets to hire
or otherwise disposes of any person under the age of eighteen years with .intent that
such person shall at any age be employed or used for the purpose of prostitution or
illicit intercourse with any person or for any unlawful and immoral purpose, or know-
ing it to be likely that such person will at any age be employed or used for any such,
purpose, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which
may extend to ten years, and shall also tie liable to ' fine.

'Explanation 1.  When a female under the age of , eighteen years is sold, let for hire,
or otherwise disposed of to a prostitute or to any person who keeps or manages a
brothel, the person so disposing of such female shall, until the contrary is proved, be
presumed to have disposed of her with the intent that she shall be used for the purpose
of prostitution.

Explanation 2.  For the purpose of this section "illicit intercourse" means sexual
intercourse between persons not united by marriage or by any union or tie which,
though not amounting to a marriage, is recognized by the personal law or custom of the
community to which they belong or, where they belong to different communities, of
both such communities, as constituting between them a q-uctsi-marital relation.

373.   Buying minor for purposes of prostitution, etc. Whoever buys, hires or other-
wise obtains possession of any person under the age of eighteen years with intent that
such person shall at any age be employed or used for the purpose of prostitution or
illicit intercourse with any person or for any unlawful and immoral purpose, or knowing
it to be likely that such person will be employed, or used for any such purpose, shall be
punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten
years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Explanation 1.  Any prostitute, or any person keeping or managing a brothel, who
buys, hires or otherwise obtains possession of a female under the age of eighteen years,
shall, until the contrary is proved, be presumed to have obtained possession of such
female with the intent that she shall be used for the purpose of prostitution.

Explanation 2.  "Illicit intercourse" has the same meaning as hi section 372.

375. Kape.  A man is said to commit "rape", who except in the case hereinafter
excepted, has sexual intercourse with a woman under circumstances falling under any
of the five following descriptions : 

First. Against her will.

Secondly,  Without her consent.            '                                                              ;

Thirdly.' With her consent, when her consent has been obtained by putting her in
fear of death, or of hurt.

Fourthly.  With her consent, when the man knows that he is not her husband,
and that her consent is given because she believes that he is another man to whom she
is or believes herself to be lawfully married.

Fifthly.  With or without her consent, when she is under sixteen years of age.